Ahmedabad, in western India, is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. The Sabarmati River runs through its center. On the western bank is the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, which displays the spiritual leader's living quarters and artifacts. Across the river, the Calico Museum of Textiles, once a cloth merchant's mansion, has a significant collection of antique and modern fabrics.
The SidiSaiyyed Mosque, popularly known as SidiSaiyyidniJali locally, built in 1572-73 AD, is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Adalaj Stepwell or Rudabai Stepwell is a stepwell located in the village of Adalaj, close to Ahmedabad city and in Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was built in 1498 in the memory of Rana Veer Singh, by his wife Queen Rudadevi. It is a fine example of Indian architecture work.
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, adjoining the Ashram Road, on the banks of the River Sabarmati, 4.0 miles from the town hall. This was one of the many residences of Mahatma Gandhi who lived at Sabarmati (Gujarat) and Sevagram (Wardha, Maharashtra) when he was not travelling across India and was not in prison.
Although there are many rozas across Gujarat, the SarkhejRoza is the most revered. Sarkhej was once a prominent centre of Sufi culture in the country, where influential Sufi saint Shaikh Ahmed GanjBaksh lived. It was on the saint's suggestion that Sultan Ahmed Shah set up his capital on the banks of the Sabarmati, a few miles away from Sarkhej.
The construction of the temple was initiated originally planned by ShetHathisinhKesarisinh, a wealthy Ahmedabad trader who died at 49. The construction was supervised and completed by his wife ShethaniHarkunvar. The total cost was approximately Rs. 8 lakh then a major sum. The temple is dedicated to Lord Dharmanatha, the fifteenth Jain Tirthankar.
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